If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit

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Editorial Benei Noaj, 2010 - Reference - 164 pages
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For most, the hardest part of writing is overcoming the mountain of self-denial that weighs upon the spirit, always threatening to extinguish those first small embers of ambition. Brenda Ueland, a writer and teacher, devotes most of her book, to these matters of the writer's heart. Still, the real gift of the book is Ueland herself: She liked to write, she didn't care what anyone thought, and she had a great sense of humor. You're simply happy to hang out with her.

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User Review  - Violet_Nesdoly - LibraryThing

This book made me want to stop reading and start writing. I love Ueland's enthusiasm and her quirky style. Empowering and energizing. What annoyed me about my Kindle version of the book was that it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

A must-read for those trying to find their voice in any creative endeavor. Read full review

About the author (2010)

BRENDA UELAND (1891-1985) spent many years living in New York, where she was part of the Greenwich Village bohemian crowd. She received an international swimming record for over-eighty-year-olds and was knighted by the King of Norway.

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